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Articles from Science News (September 20, 2014)

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'Dinosaur 13' relives fight over famous fossils. Rosen, Meghan Movie review 399
A story about why people get fat may be just that. Emerson, Eva Editorial 381
Ancient genes, modern meals: poking holes in the thrifty gene hypothesis. Beil, Laura 2689
Antarctic lake bursts with life: multitude of microbes thrives beneath continent's ice. Sumner, Thomas 507
Blind quantum camera snaps images of Schrodinger's cat: laser experiment takes photographs without detecting light from feline subject. Sumner, Thomas 687
Collagen-making cells curb sepsis: experimental treatment halts mice's immune overreaction. Seppa, Nathan 401
Corals, fish can 'smell' bad reefs. Milius, Susan Brief article 182
DNA clarifies Ebola outbreak's origin: West Africa's epidemic stems from just one infected person. Saey, Tina Hesman 591
Early antibiotics may lead to fat later: altered microbiome in infant mice promotes adulthood obesity. Saey, Tina Hesman 459
Experimental therapies target Ebola: candidate drugs and vaccines could help end epidemic. Seppa, Nathan 980
Gamma rays stump astronomers: how novas generate flashes of high-energy light unclear. Crockett, Christopher 420
Glimpsing the sun's core. Crockett, Christopher Brief article 220
Heat-to-fold robots. Rosen, Meghan Brief article 184
Humans tripled ocean's mercury. Mole, Beth Brief article 170
Less is more: simple rules of thumb may be best for complex financial decisions. Bower, Bruce 2026
Magnets get flipped by light. Grant, Andrew Brief article 170
Meditations on meditation. Letter to the editor 202
Mice do mimic people, or don't: new study disputes earlier report on genes, inflammation. Saey, Tina Hesman 712
New demise date for Neandertals: study estimates extinction in Europe at 40,000 years ago. Bower, Bruce 543
Origin of Egyptian mummies redated: embalming agents found in body wrappings older than pyramids. Bower, Bruce 423
Prosthesis uses arms to tell legs to move. Sanders, Laura Brief article 156
Richard III ate like a king. Bower, Bruce Brief article 140
Rocket fares to be high for space passengers. Excerpt 182
Seals gave ancient Americans TB: marine mammals transported tuberculosis from Africa. Saey, Tina Hesman 718
Some brain scans may be misleading: busy neurons don't always draw blood, mouse study finds. Sanders, Laura 366
Spacecraft's catch may be dust from interstellar space: particles nabbed by Stardust could illuminate planets' birth. Crockett, Christopher 753
Study may explain how pain saps will: motivation in mice drained by molecule muffling reward cells. Sanders, Laura 362
The biologist and the bones. Saey, Tina Hesman 468
The Sahara's less-dusty interludes. Letter to the editor 133
Tiniest insect genome. Milius, Susan Brief article 205
Tracing Tibetans' genetic past. Letter to the editor 189
Two oceans implicated in warming lull: along with Pacific, Atlantic and Southern may stash missing heat. Mole, Beth 580
Virtual Unreality: Just because the Internet told you, how do you know it's true? Raloff, Janet Book review 410

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